Languages 

Can cartoons help keep indigenous Mexican languages alive?

A new project, 68 Tongues, 68 hearts, aims to help keep the indigenous languages of Mexico alive.

Video
5 mins

Languages 

Berlin map: Arts

Alongside its importance as a political and economical centre, Berlin has become one of the most vibrant and influential cultural hubs in the world.

Article

Languages 

Why has English taken over academia?

If English is globally squeezing out teaching in local languages, the fault isn't with the language but with economics. Anna Kristina Hultgren and Elizabeth J. Erling explain.

Article
Improve your understanding of spoken French free course icon Level 1 icon

Languages 

Improve your understanding of spoken French

This free course, Improve your understanding of spoken French, is aimed at intermediate learners of French with an interest in language and culture. It is designed to develop your understanding of spoken French through six video portraits of people living in the Touraine region in France and in Brussels in Belgium. It introduces you to naturally spoken language, and gives clear advice on how to use authentic video resources as a useful and enjoyable learning tool. Through completing various activities you will improve your active use of the language, and develop the confidence to access further audio-visual resources and take your French studies to a higher level.

Free course
6 hrs
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Languages 

Weekend Break: French

Get the most out of your trip to France - take our audio introduction to the language and culture of France with you

Audio
45 mins

Languages 

You've ordered your Rome booklet

Before you go, why not try these...?

Article

Languages 

Rome Unpacked

Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli explore Rome for the greatest food and art that they can find.

TV Programme